Adams County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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There was a 152.00% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent year in Adams County.

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The county is the 1178th largest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties, producing 190,304 megawatt hours.

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Averaging generation of 9.41 megawatt hours per resident each year, Adams County is 19 out of 72 counties in generation per capita in the state.

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Adams County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 1.39% lower than the nationwide average, at 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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The use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation has declined by 13.10% in the county within the previous 12 months.

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Adams County generates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 190,304 megawatt hours each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    237,312 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    190,304 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    190,304 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    25,754,128 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,273.7 kg

Adams, WI Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Adams are charged a residential electricity rate of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.90% below the state's average price of 14.65 cents and 0.81% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative has 63 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $86.91 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Adams averages 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 207th worst in Wisconsin out of 782 cities for emissions efficiency. At 6,430 kilograms per person and 2,135 citizens in the city, the city emits 13,728,058.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 256th worst rank in Wisconsin for total emissions. The electricity sold in Adams has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Adams

Adams residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.133/kWh$109.19/mo.$86.91/mo.
405th13.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Adams
196th$86.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Adams Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Adams, Wisconsin

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Adams Columbia Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.94105.14No DataIcon representing missing value.274,08043,697,000
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.68No DataIcon representing missing value.10,888.71,169,456.14

Lake Arrowhead CDP, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Lake Arrowhead CDP's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.90% below the average state rate of 14.65 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Lake Arrowhead CDP average is 27.72% lower at $86.91 per month. Lake Arrowhead CDP is the 424th largest city in the state, with a population of 853.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Lake Arrowhead CDP must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 207th worst in Wisconsin out of 782 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 5,484,793.57 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Arrowhead CDP

Lake Arrowhead CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.133/kWh$109.19/mo.$86.91/mo.
405th13.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Arrowhead CDP
196th$86.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Arrowhead CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Arrowhead CDP, Wisconsin

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Adams Columbia Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.94105.14No DataIcon representing missing value.274,08043,697,000
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.68No DataIcon representing missing value.10,888.71,169,456.14

Lake Camelot CDP, WI Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Lake Camelot CDP are paying an average residential electricity price of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.90% less than the average Wisconsin rate of 14.65 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $100.64, while the Lake Camelot CDP average is 13.64% less at $86.91 per month. This ranks the city 196th in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative.

Lake Camelot CDP is the 428th worst ranked city in Wisconsin out of 782 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 5,060,413.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Camelot CDP

Lake Camelot CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.133/kWh$109.19/mo.$86.91/mo.
405th13.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Camelot CDP
196th$86.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Camelot CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Camelot CDP, Wisconsin

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Adams Columbia Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.94105.14No DataIcon representing missing value.274,08043,697,000
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.68No DataIcon representing missing value.10,888.71,169,456.14

Energy Production in Adams County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Adams County, Wisconsin

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Adams County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 25,754,127.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Adams County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 2728th highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 1,273.7 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 42nd highest in the state and 30th highest when counting power plants per capita. Adams County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Adams County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Roughly 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Adams County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Wisconsin has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Adams County is 4.71%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative, Alliant Energy, and Pioneer Westfield Electric Company. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 1819th best in the country and a state rank of 58th best out of 3220 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Adams County:

  • Adams, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 50.00%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Friendship, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 50.00%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Oxford, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Pioneer Westfield Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 33.33%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Adams County, Wisconsin?

By total customer count, Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Adams County, Wisconsin.

How many electric companies offer service in Adams County, Wisconsin?

Adams County, Wisconsin is home to 4 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located within Adams County, Wisconsin?

Adams County, Wisconsin has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Adams County, Wisconsin?

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1Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative13,107
2Alliant Energy2,477
3Wisconsin Dells Utilities635
4Pioneer Westfield Electric Company160

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16